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I have a HP laptop, with 8GB RAM, Intel Core i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40 GHz, 2 Core(s), Windows 7.

I have this problem where I get constant low FPS in games, to a point where the games become unplayable.

I use the Can you run it site, and I fail with the three games I play usually: "World of Warcraft", "League of Legends, "Guild wars 2":

  • League - 64MB video RAM is the minimum (I get 0 video RAM)
  • Wow - 526 MB video RAM is the minimum (I get 1GB dedicated video RAM)
  • Guild wars - 200ish (I get 0 video RAM)

My BIOS is different it doesn't work to improve it. I bought a device manager program to scan my devices and update them but that did not seem to help.

I think my video card is like Intel family core or something. I have no clue how to fix this and no clue what my video card is.

What can I try to fix the issue?

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If you can, post your model number. Here's how by HP...… – SLaG Aug 13 '13 at 6:14
Your i5 chip actual has two parts: The dual core CPU part and the HD3000 graphics part. The HD 3000 is not a high end graphics chip and it has no dedicated memory. Instead it has to borrow parts of the main OS memory (that 8 GB). When it needs less it can borrow less. This is why your measurements vary. – Hennes Aug 13 '13 at 11:23

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